Archive for Month: February 2015

  • SPEED SURVEY RESULTS – CHURCH LANE, ADEL

    The Council’s Highways Department have now provided me with further speed survey results in relation to a request from local residents for Church Lane to be monitored and as you know the police are also targeting speeding motorists in the area.  The latest information is set out in the table below. Highways have commented on…

  • CLOSURE OF SCHOOL PLAYGROUND AS CAR PARK – ADEL PRIMARY SCHOOL

    You may have heard recently as a result of a statutory visit from Leeds City Council’s Health and Safety Officers to complete a Health & Safety audit of the school building and grounds in December 2014, significant concerns were raised over the use of the school playground as a car park. These concerns led to…

  • ADEL LANE – TRAFFIC CALMING – RECENT SURVEY RESULTS

    As you may be aware the Council took a number of speed surveys in February 2014 prior to the installation of the traffic calming on Adel Lane in association with the development at Bodington. As promised they have repeated the surveys during January 2015, 6 months after the traffic calming was installed in July/August 2014,…

  • TREES AT BODINGTON

    I have received the information below from the Principal Planner, Planning Services. I would welcome any comments you may have. “Dear Councillor, Please note that the emails below. As part of the Bodington Hall redevelopment the Council will adopt the existing internal access road that serves the site from Otley Road. This access road needs to…

  • SPEED SURVEY RESULTS – WHINFIELD

    The Council’s Highways Department have now provided me with results of the recent the speed survey and volume survey for Whinfield. The information is set out in the table below. The Highways Officer has commented as follows on this:  “The results themselves give me no concerns, either over speed or the volume of traffic using…

  • RECENT SPEED SURVEY RESULTS – CHURCH HILL, BRAMHOPE

    As a result of the recent Street Surgery held, a number of residents raised the issue of speeding vehicles on Church Hill. I asked the Council’s Highways Engineers to carry out a traffic speed assessment and I have now been advised of the results of this. These are set out in the table below. The…

  • RECENT SCAM WARNINGS

    I have received the messages below via a local resident which may be of interest to you: Message sent by Action Fraud (Action Fraud, Administrator, National) HMRC have advised that from April 2015, people over the age of 55 will be given the flexibility of taking a number of smaller lump sum pension pots. 25%…

  • BROWN BIN COLLECTION SERVICE EXPANSION

    I have been asked on a number of occasions by residents when they will be getting brown bins at their properties. I have been chasing this constantly with the Council as it is important that the same levels of service are available throughout the area. I am pleased to report the following update: “As part of the…

  • THEFTS FROM VEHICLES ADEL & HOLT PARK AREA

    Please find below an email I have received from a local resident “Sometime Sunday pm through to Monday am my husbands car was rifled through, contents of the pockets and glove box were strewn on the floor but nothing valuable was taken, fortunately his sat nav was in the house and they didn’t find his…

  • DAVID WILSON HOMES COMPOUND, CONTAINER AND PERIMETER FENCE & WALL – CENTURION FIELDS SITE

    I have been chasing the Planning Enforcement Department to deal with the continuing issues over the Centurion Fields site which is also affecting residents in Holt Avenue and Gardens. The current issues and the corresponding updates from Planning Enforcement are set out below: Builder’s compound – “I can confirm that most of the builder’s compound…